|2-operand vs 3-operand instructions email@example.com (sivaram) (1997-09-12)|
|Re: 2-operand vs 3-operand instructions firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-09-23)|
|From:||email@example.com (John Bayko)|
|Date:||23 Sep 1997 23:22:17 -0400|
|Organization:||University of Regina, Dept. of Computer Science|
sivaram <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Are there any papers/studies available that compare 2-operand (a += b)
>vs 3-operand (a = b+c). I am specifically looking for code size,
>cycle count, and register usage info.
>The ARM/THUMB is a 16-bit architecture.
Thumb is a 16-bit instruction set, the architecture is still
The Hitachi SH series also has 16-bit instructions, and includes
sixteen 32-bit registers.
That's not terribly relevant to your question, but I thought it
was a point worth clarifying.
John Bayko (Tau).
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